The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP), the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC), and the Town of Ticonderoga are pleased to announce that Ticonderoga Beautification Week will take place May 8th – 14th, 2017.
“We want to put a fresh face on Ticonderoga and the community as a whole. We encourage other groups and organizations to join us in enhancing our community and the Ticonderoga Area before the summer season starts. Ticonderoga is blessed with many strengths and qualities, which we can build upon,” shared John Bartlett – TMSP Promotions Committee Chairperson.
Ticonderoga Beautification Week: May 8th - 14th, 2017
Free Disposal At The Transfer Station For Ticonderoga Residents Only
Tuesday, May 9th, Wednesday, May 10th, & Thursday, May 11th from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Town of Ticonderoga will open it's Transfer Station to Ticonderoga Residents Only (proof of residency required) on Tuesday, May 9th, Wednesday May 10th, & Thursday May 11th from 8 AM - 4 PM. These dates are for free disposal with the exception of the following items which are not being accepted: hazardous waste, or items containing hazardous waste, tires, food waste, brush, C&D, shingles and electronics. RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. See attendant for list of restricted items. Curbside pick-up for Senior's 65 or older and qualified disabled only can contact Sal at the Ticonderoga Highway Department at (518) 585-7317 with a list of items to be picked up. This must be arranged.
For more information contact the Town of Ticonderoga at 518-585-6677.
Ticonderoga Middle School Community Give Back Day
Friday, May 12th from 9:00 AM to 12 Noon
Variety of Clean-Up Activities & Community Enhancement Projects!
Students from the Ticonderoga Middle School will be working on a number of clean-up activities and community enhancement projects as part of their Annual Community Give Back Day with support from the Town of Ticonderoga Highway Department, TACC, & TMSP.
Low Cost Electronics Recycling
Saturday, May 13th from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
As part of the community clean-up effort, an opportunity to recycle your old electronics equipment will be available in the back of the Old Rite Aid Parking lot near the LaChute Trail in Downtown Ticonderoga. Good Point Recycling from Middlebury VT will be available from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Items Accepted: TVs, microwaves, small kitchen appliances, small electronics, VCRs, stereo, DVD players, CD players, computers, computer accessories, air conditioners and phones. Cost will range from $2.00 - $20.00. Certain items may be free. Speak to Good Point Staff Member on May 13th for details and pricing. Good Point does not accept appliances such as washers, dryers, refrigerators, and stoves.
Ticonderoga Area Businesses, Organizations, & Community Members are encouraged to join the community clean-up by sprucing up their properties and buildings during Beautification Week! Show your community pride. A variety of clean-up activities & enhancement projects will be happening throughout the week by the Town of Ticonderoga, organizations, businesses, community members, etc. Beautification Week and Community Clean-Up organizers would like to create teams of volunteers who will tackle specific jobs and/or areas throughout the week. Local businesses and organizations are also encouraged to create teams of volunteers to assist doing the clean-up. If any organization or business have a specific clean-up day project they would like to see completed, please contact the Chamber Office.
The anticipated list of specific Clean-Up Day activities will include: sweeping, window washing, trash pick-up, refreshing of natural areas and the landscaping, painting, weed pulling, flower planting, LaChute Trail clean-up and maintenance, work at the Farmers Market site, finishing of the TACC Business & Visitor Center interior renovation, as well as a number of community projects and tasks. Organizers are also working with the Ticonderoga Highway Department to have Main Street hosed down and cleaned. The Country Florist & Gifts in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, TMSP and Kiwanis of Ticonderoga will be filling the wooden planter boxes on the bridge located next to The Country Florist as well as the flower boxes at the Chamber during beautification week or shortly after depending on the weather. In addition the flower pots at the TACC Information Booth will also be filled.
While Ticonderoga Beautification Week is May 8th – 14th, cleaning and sprucing up of the Ticonderoga Area is encouraged and will be happening throughout the month of May. Additional partners of Beautification Week include PRIDE of Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga Kiwanis Club, Ticonderoga Central School, Town of Ticonderoga Highway Department, and area organizations and businesses, as well as community volunteers.